Now available in paperback, this book has been written to accompany the primetime BBC series Two Greedy Italians.
Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo embark upon an amazing journey back to their homeland to reconnect with their culinary heritage, explore past and current traditions and reveal the very soul of Italian gastronomy. Containing over 100 mouthwatering recipes, this exceptional book goes beyond the clichés to reveal authentic Italian food, as cooked by real Italians. It includes an intriguing combination of classic dishes and ingredients as well as others showcasing the changes in style and influences that have become a part of the Italy of today.
Carluccio and Contaldo’s return journey to their homeland captures the essence of its authors – their humour, their wisdom, their curiosity and, most significantly, their shared passion for good simple food.